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What Do The Numbers Mean
  • Performance catergories. What do they mean?

  • I have had a number of calls asking me to compare tires from different categories. Is the Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position as quiet as the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity? Which one has better traction? Tire Rack has set up these performance categories to help you decide what tires to look at…

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  • How much do you know about the reflectors in your headlights?

  • …other, which helps to create a very tight beam of light. And that means these reflectors aren't typically used when low-beam light patterns are required. DE light technology reflectors mirror what common slide projectors do with light. The light beam is reflected to a focusing lens that projects…

  • FAQ - TIRES

  • …tires? * Where do I find the tire identification numbers? What do they mean? View All WHEELS * Can I reuse my Original Equipment (O.E.) TPMS sensors instead of buying new sensors when I purchase new wheels? * How do you know what wheel fits my vehicle? * What does offset mean? How does it relate…

  • FAQ - SUSPENSION

  • …lower my vehicle? * What is alignment? * Why doesn't my suspension kit look like the photo shown online? * How do I measure my vehicle's ride height? * When should I have my vehicle alignment checked/adjusted? * Why don't the part numbers printed on the springs match the kit number on the box label…

  • Great tire...or great tire for the money?

  • …people do not want to spend money on tires. (Unless you are like me...I get excited about tires like my wife does shoes!) But, you have to remember that there is only one thing between you and the road, between you and the car in front of you, and you and the ditch. So what does this mean? When you…

  • FAQ - BRAKES

  • …brake rotors? * What is brake pad bedding-in and why do I need to do it with new pads? * What are some of the other causes of rotor warp? * What other issues can affect brake rotor run-out? * What causes brake dust? * Can I install new brake rotors with my old brake pads? * What happens if I don't…

  • Dashing through the snow!

  • …try and help people make a truly educated decision, and know what they are sacrificing or what they can expect out of the purchase of their snow tires. Let’s start by talking about geographic location. There are a large number of places throughout the country that see very little snowfall,…

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  • FAQ - WHEELS

  • …when I purchase new wheels? * How do you know what wheel fits my vehicle? * What does offset mean? How does it relate to backspacing? * What is the purpose of centering rings? Are they required? * Why do I need to re-torque the lug hardware on new wheels? * What happens if I don't buy Tire Pressure…

  • O.Z. Racing Tuner System Wheels

  • O.Z. Racing Tuner System Wheels

    Spring is here and what better time than now to outfit your vehicle with a set of O.Z. Racing Tuner System wheels. In 2006, Tire Rack became the North American distributor for O.Z. Racing wheels. This partnership includes O.Z. Racing's prestigious, custom 3-piece wheel program -- O.Z. Racing…




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